Go to Main Content




Syllabus Information


Winter 2022
May 18,2022
Transparent Image
Information Use this page to maintain syllabus information, learning objectives, required materials, and technical requirements for the course.

Syllabus Information
PTA 103 - Introduction to Clinical Practice 2
Associated Term: Winter 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: 1. Develop effective strategies to coordinate care and prevent the spread of infection to self and others 2. Apply the International Classification of Function and Disability (ICF) when describing body system conditions and their associated effects on the movement system 3. Recognize signs, symptoms, and health record data that indicate actual or possible adverse physiological effects in the cardiovascular, pulmonary, neuromuscular, gastrointestinal genitourinary, and endocrine, and integument systems 4. Collect subjective and objective information from patients with general medical conditions that inform decisions to communicate with the supervising PT, and clinical decisions to proceed, modify, and discontinue physical therapy plan of care implementation based 5. Develop simulated physical therapy treatment sessions for patients with general medical conditions based on sound clinical reasoning, evidence, patient/client centered approaches, and the physical therapy plan of care 6. Select interventions to improve aerobic capacity and endurance, integument integrity, self-care, motor function, and effective use of assistive and adaptive equipment in children and adults with general medical conditions 7. Evaluate sample documentation from a PTA for alignment with expectations of practice setting and plan of care coherency (accuracy, medically reasonable and necessary, billing guidelines) 8. Identify how PTAs are agents for advocating for safety, public health and health promotion, disease prevention, and accessibility for children and adults 9. Assess the strength of related clinical research in term of validity, reliability, significance, and future practice implications
Required Materials:
Technical Requirements:

Return to Previous New Search
Transparent Image
Skip to top of page
Release: 8.5.4